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  1. Unit 6: Conflict and ChangeA study in the uses and abuses of powerCase Study: ConquistadorsLesson: #13 Essential Question: Why is there conflict? How can conflict bring two societies closer together? Is it in human nature to dominate? Can one person make a difference? Is one person’s freedom fighter another person’s terrorist? Is fighting ever justified?

  2. Warm-upWhat’s going on in this image…

  3. Reflective Pre-write • If you think you are smarter (or know more) than your friends, then do you tell them when they are wrong? • If you think you know better about how to behave/act than your friend, then do you try to tell them how to behave/act?

  4. Discussion • If you think you are smarter (or know more) than your friends, then do you tell them when they are wrong? • If you think you know better about how to behave/act than your friend, then do you try to tell them how to behave/act? • If someone doesn’t believe in your religion or way of life, then do you teach him or her the “right” religion or way of life? • Do you think the Spanish thought they were helping the natives to learn the “right” religion and way to live?

  5. Socratic Seminar

  6. Pre-write • What do you think motivated the Spanish to colonize the Americas? • Do you think the Spanish wanted to help or harm the natives? Why or why not? • Do you think the Spanish cared for the natives? Why or why not?

  7. Socratic Seminar • A Maya book written in the 1500s describes life before the arrival of the Spanish: • “There was then no sickness; They had then no aching bones; They had then no high fever; They had then no smallpox; They had then no burning chest…At that time the course of humanity was orderly. The foreigners made it otherwise when they arrived here.” • Respond: Is the sickness, aching bones, high fever, small pox, etc. the Spanish Conquistadors fault? Was it intentional or unintentional? Does it matter?

  8. Socratic Seminar • Is the sickness, aching bones, high fever, small pox, etc. the Spanish Conquistadors fault? Was it intentional or unintentional? Does it matter? • Did the Spanish Conquistadors try to control the natives? • Did the Spanish Conquistadors dominate the natives?

  9. Project Work • Write the script for the News Broadcast

  10. Rapid Write • WRITE A SOLID PARAGRAPH (at least 6 sentences) • Topic sentence: State your opinion/answer to the question (1 sentence) • Introduce evidence: Where did you get your examples/evidence (1 sentence) • Evidence: Fact (quote/paraphrase) to support your opinion (1-2 sentences) • Discuss: Explain HOW/WHY your examples/evidence support the opinion/answer you wrote in your topic sentence (3 sentences) • QUESTION: Were the European Conquistadors “helping” the natives? Did the European Conquistadors know “better” than the natives? Explain. • According to whose perspective? • Think about difference in perspective.

  11. Homework • News Broadcast Project